Police have cordoned off a house in Taupo following a reported sudden death at the address.

Police are carrying out a scene examination at the house in Norman Smith St following reports of a sudden death of a 61-year-old man.

Police were first notified on Monday evening.

The cause of death has yet to be determined and a post-mortem will be carried out today.

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A police spokesperson said that police officers were liaising with the family to ensure that they got the support that they needed.

No other information was available.